From EUR 115
Start your day with a intimate introduction to the art of chocolate making. Sip on a freshly made hot chocolate as the artisan chocolatiers showcase how they temper chocolate to create heavenly bliss! Bag yourself a few samples to take with you on your drive through the Ring of Kerrys' incredible scenery to a restored farmhouse with 180 years of history and breathtaking sea views designed to stun! Dine this afternoon on fresh locally sourced produce in their fabulous Seafood restaurant with stunning views. Finish your day with a late afternoon nip of Whiskey as you discover the unique flavoursome matches of farmhouse cheese and Irish Whiskey, tasting four whiskeys and wonderful locally produced cheeses in Killarney - the heart of Kerry.
Morning: Artisan Chocolatier Experience
Drive to Bonane in Kenmare to your first destination where you will be welcomed by artisan chocolatiers for a private demonstration. Sip on a cup of their freshly prepared hot chocolate whilst they demonstrate how they create their beautiful and delicious chocolates. Feel free to ask questions from your hosts and learn the secrets of what makes great chocolate.
Lunch: Locally Produced Lunch with Stunning Sea Views
Next drive through the incredible scenery of the popular ring of Kerry on Irelands' Wild Atlantic Way to lunch over stunning sea views in the comfort of the spectacular Smugglers Inn seafood restaurant where you will receive a warm welcome.
Using your local supplier's prepaid MasterCard, choose from such seasonal dishes as Seafood Chowder, Country style pates, St Tola Goats Cheese for starters followed by their local Inny beach Sefood platter, half lobster or Crab au gratin all locally sourced. Whatever your tastes you are bound to find something to tickle your tastebuds in this charming restaurant.
Optional: Lunch instead at QCs Seafood Restaurant, again using your Prepaid MasterCard, in the small town of Cahirceveen. This pretty coastal village has plenty of access to great seaviews a short stroll away down the street whilst the menu offers a great selection of dishes including fabulous freshly caught seafood such as Crab & Prawn Bisque, deep fried squid, Cromane Oysters and much more besides. Owners Kate and Andrew will make sure you get a warm welcome and leave feeling very content indeed!
Afternoon: 'Bainne & Grain' Tasting Experience - Times dependant on availability
After lunch you will complete the Ring of Kerry as you reach Killarney for a 'Bainne & Grain' Tasting. Your knowledgeable whiskey connoisseurs are deeply passionate about their product and delight in sharing their knowledge. The Bainne (Gaeilge for milk) and Grain Tasting experience includes four whiskeys to taste and wonderful locally produced cheeses so that you can discover the unique flavoursome matches of farmhouse cheese and Irish Whiskey.
Relax for the remainder of the day exploring this vibrant and bustling town famous the world over.
Please Note a Min of 4 People is required to book
Personal tour of Artisan Chocolatiers (duration approx. 30 minutes)
VIP Lunch at either The Smugglers Inn Seafood Restaurant or QCs Seafood Restaurant (both Good Food Ireland Members) using your Good Food Ireland Prepaid Mastercard
VIP Bainne & Grain Whiskey Tasting Experience (duration approx. 30 minutes)